Sir Louis Matheson Library

Humanities and social sciences are the foundation resources at this key library.
Sir Louis Matheson Library

Library refurbishments

For information about the Matheson refurbishment visit


40 Exhibition Walk, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3168 Australia
Tel: +61 3 9905 5054

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Sir Louis Matheson Library

The Matheson Library provides scholarly resources, study facilities, and research skills development programs to strengthen the learning, teaching and research activities of staff and students at the University's Clayton campus. The library has collection strengths in:

  • arts
  • social sciences
  • business and economics
  • education, including a teaching materials collection.

The library also contains the following special collections:

In addition, all Monash students and staff have access to extensive electronic resources via Search and can make use of items from libraries on other campuses, including by intercampus loan.

Opening hours

Library accessibility

Programs and drop-in sessions

Librarians and Learning Skills Advisers are available for advice at the Research and Learning point in the Matheson Library, from week 1 through to the end of the exam period. No bookings are required.

For scheduled times visit the Programs and drop-ins page.

Information research and learning skills programs may be presented by Library staff as part of the academic programs for some units. General programs are also offered at the Matheson Library. Check for programs held outside normal unit class times at the Matheson Library and register online using the Library class booking system via, selecting Matheson in the Campus dropdown list.